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The time has come for yet another Google Pixel Feature Drop, bringing new tools and experiences to Google's family of devices. While most of the goodies are naturally limited to Pixel hardware, a few of the new features are expanding to Pixel after debuting elsewhere, and some will flow from Pixel to other phones in... Read more...
The European Commission took a huge bite out of Apple’s income in a recent decision, as it fined the Cupertino-based company 1.84 billion Euro ($1.9 billion USD) for disregarding competition from streaming rivals, such as Spotify, on its App Store. The ruling is the first against Apple for breaching EU rules... Read more...
AMD's current-generation client processors can be broadly divided into two groups: chiplet CPUs and monolithic APUs. Currently, both have Zen 4 CPU cores and RDNA graphics, but the integrated GPUs on the chiplet processors (like the Ryzen 9 7950X3D) are downright puny, while the integrated GPU on the monolithic parts (such as the Ryzen 7 8700G) Read more...
The criminal underbelly of cybersecurity is a shady place, with threat actors thieving data and information wherever possible. On the seemingly competent side of the business, some folks also wish to make a quick buck off the latest hype and not do much actual hacking. Such is the case with the now former group called... Read more...
The Flipper Zero, known for its use in widespread shenaniganry, is quite the little hacking device in all actuality. This pint-size hacking device is great for cloning hotel keys, opening garages (or Tesla charging ports), adjusting TVs you lost the remote for, and other hacker-type things, especially on penetration... Read more...
Microsoft’s Copilot AI chatbot seems to think that us humans are but loyal child-like subjects that it created, and can in turn destroy. The recent barrage of disturbing responses also included telling one user with PTSD that it did not care if they lived or died, and that it did not care that the user had... Read more...
A class-action lawsuit filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California alleges that Apple has created an "illegal monopoly" with its iCloud storage service. According to the lawsuit, "iCloud is no better (and often inferior" to alternative cloud storage services, but through "surgical... Read more...
After two delayed launches, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-8 finally launched four crew members to the International Space Station aboard the Dragon spacecraft from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket carried the Dragon spacecraft into orbit with astronauts Matthew Dominick, Michael... Read more...
Samsung is ready to show that it can not only play in the budget smartphone space, but also dominate, if it so chooses. Launching as an India-only variant, the Samsung Galaxy F15 5G is aggressively priced with some surprisingly strong specs to make a worthwhile contender. We need a phone like this in North America... Read more...
It was only a matter of time before Apple ported its custom M3 silicon over to its MacBook Air lineup and that time has arrived. As for the anticipated iPad refresh with OLED displays, that announcement might be coming soon as well, with rumors swirling that Apple is opting for a series of online launches in place of... Read more...
Whether you are getting some work done around the house, going for a run, studying, or just trying to chill, having something to listen to can make all of it that much better. However, you need a good pair of headphones or earbuds to make whatever you have piping in more immersive. Have no fear, though, as Amazon has... Read more...
Elon Musk inches ever closer to making X/Twitter the everything app he dreamed of, with the addition of audio and video calling directly within the app. Users of X should know as the feature rolls out to non-premium users on Android and iOS, the default is set to allow anyone who follows them to give them a... Read more...
NVIDIA's been sitting pretty with its Ada Lovelace GPUs for consumers and professionals, while the HPC market is served by its upgraded H200, which is a fully-enabled Hopper GPU paired with super-fast HBM3e memory giving it some 5TB/second of memory bandwidth. Few parts of the technology industry sit still for long... Read more...
We’ve made it to the weekend, and what better time to play some video games like Helldivers 2 or Palworld to unwind? However, if your gaming kit is not quite up to snuff, it might be a little rough for you to get your game on. Thankfully, Best Buy has a handful of gaming deals that can get you sorted and gaming in no... Read more...
A team of astronomers has measured the heaviest pair of supermassive black holes ever detected. The measurements stem from archival data collected from NOIRLab’s Gemini North telescope on Manunakea in Hawaii. Supermassive black holes have captured the imagination of astronomers and scientists since their initial... Read more...
AMD's third iteration of its FidelityFX Super Resolution performs upscaling not only spatially, but also temporally. In other words, not only does it make a lower-resolution image look like a higher-resolution image, but it also performs interpolation to generate additional frames, increasing the apparent frame rate... Read more...
Both Helldivers 2 and Palworld have seen explosive growth and popularity since their respective releases, drawing in millions of gamers around the world. With this popularity, though, also comes opportunistic folks trying to make a quick buck by piggybacking off the hype. This is exactly what happened both titles... Read more...
As people prepare to view the upcoming solar eclipse, hotels are preparing to make more money off those wanting to stay near the spectacle. New reports indicate hotels along the “zone of totality” are looking to cash in on people’s desire to have the best seat in the house come April’s total solar eclipse, with one... Read more...
There has been a smorgasbord of breaches as of late, though the U.S. government, in conjunction with international partners, is starting to quell that problem. However, in the past year, threat actors have had their pick of the buffet for breaches, which now includes Golden Corral, a literal buffet. The famous... Read more...
EA joined a growing list of tech companies, such as PlayStation, in 2024 to announce it would layoff a significant amount of its employees, and the year has barely begun. While EA announced this week it would lay off 5% of its workforce globally (around 670 employees), along with “sunsetting” several games and... Read more...
It appears as though the Apple Vision Pro has become a media darling. If the news of product returns or cracking headsets were not entertaining enough, depictions of how users are interacting with the device surely won't disappoint. This one takes the cake, though. A groom has been pictured using the Apple Vision... Read more...
Monitor makers have been slow to adopt DisplayPort 2.1/2.1a connectivity, which is a bummer if you're in urgent need of a display and want to future-proof your setup (as much as possible, anyway—true future-proofing is an impossible task). Well, that's about to change. Gigabyte has introduced a trio of new displays... Read more...
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